Here is a list of museums in Rio de Janeiro. Check out the most popular museums in Rio de Janeiro to know more about frequently mentioned Museums from Rio de Janeiro including Museu do Amanhã, Museu de Arte do Rio, MAM Rio, Casa de Rui Barbosa, Museum of Tomorrow (Museu do Amanhã), Museu de Arte Moderna (MAM), Museu de Astronomia e Ciências Afins, Casa Museu Eva Klabin
The National Museum (Portuguese: Museu Nacional) is the oldest scientific institution of Brazil and one of the largest museums of natural history and anthropology in the Americas. The museum is located inside the Quinta da Boa Vista park, in the city of Rio de Janeiro, and is installed in the Paço de São Cristóvão ("Saint Christopher's palace"). The palace served as residence for the Portuguese Royal Family between 1808 and 1821, housed the Brazilian Imperial Family between 1822 and 1889, ...
The Museum of Modern Art in Rio de Janeiro (MAM) (Portuguese: Museu de Arte Moderna do Rio de Janeiro) is a museum located in northeastern Flamengo Park, in the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It is in the Centro district, west of Santos Dumont Airport, on Guanabara Bay.
I made it to the museum on Friday, April 7th, 2017 at 1:00 PM, only to find that it was closed for renovation. The gate was closed and the security guard shooed me away. A sign - in Portuguese - seems to say it will reopen August 25th, but I would check before coming all the way out there. Don't miss the Olympics Museum on the same street.
One thought - Museums often renovate - but is it necessary to close the entire museum to do so?
Beautiful samples of clothing and jewelry of indigenous groups of Brazil. Very interesting videos. Only in Portuguese, but I was assisted by a very helpful staff person, and I was able to understand a lot with my limited Spanish.
I was particularly interested in the video on beads in various cultures and how Africans made beads from recycled glass.